Danazol is a synthetic steroid with anti-oestrogenic and anti progestogenic activity, and weak androgenic properties. Danazol suppresses oestrogen and progesterone receptors in the endometrium, leading to endometrial atrophy (thinning of the lining of the uterus), reduced menstrual loss and amenorrh...
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<drug> A synthetic androgen frequently prescribed for endometriosis. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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(dan´ә-zol) a synthetic androgen that suppresses the ovarian-pituitary axis by inhibiting the release of gonadotropins from the pituitary gland; administered orally for treatment of endometriosis, fibrocystic disease of the breast, hereditary angioedema, and gynecomastia.
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Danazol is a derivative of the synthetic steroid ethisterone, a modified testosterone. Also known as 17alpha-ethinyl testosterone. Before becoming available as a generic drug, Danazol was marketed as Danocrine in the United States. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as t...
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A hormonal drug used for treating endometriosis. The medication suppresses estrogen production and menstruation. Side effects of the medication include weight gain, increased muscle bulk and increased facial hair.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dā′nă-zol Definitions: 1. A synthetic steroid used to treat endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, and angioedema. Indirectly reduces estrogen production by lowering levels of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.
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A synthetic hormone that is a type of androgen and is used to treat endometriosis. It is being evaluated in the treatment of endometrial cancer.
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